The Mikado

Opera - Revival

New Century Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 29, 1947
  • Closing Date: April 24, 1948
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 40

Playwright: W. S. Gilbert

Libretto: W. S. Gilbert

Music: Sir Arthur Sullivan


The son of the Mikado of Japan disguises himself as a wandering minstrel to woo the fair Yum-Yum, who is scheduled to marry the Lord High Executioner, in Gilbert and Sullivan's satirical operetta.


Opening Night Cast

Charles Dorning Pish-Tush
Darrell Fancourt The Mikado of Japan
Denise Findlay Pitti-Sing
Joan Gillingham Peep-Bo
Martyn Green Ko-Ko
Ella Halman Katisha
Margaret Mitchell Yum-Yum
Peter Pratt Go-To
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Opening Night Production Credits

  W. S. Gilbert Libretto
  Sir Arthur Sullivan Music
  Anna Bethell Staging
  Charles Ricketts Scenic Design
  Charles Ricketts Costume Design
  D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Performer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1947 - 1948

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